Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Kathmandu (KTM)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Kathmandu Tribhuvan are usually found in September or January, booked 28 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Kathmandu (KTM)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to KTM flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Kathmandu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kathmandu.
SFO - KTM
Price
$874 - $1,174
KTM
Temperature
50 - 73.4 °F
KTM
Precipitation
0 - 14.6 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$874

From San Francisco to Kathmandu Tribhuvan

One-way from

$609

One-way flight from San Francisco to Kathmandu Tribhuvan

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Kathmandu?

September can be a great time to fly to Kathmandu from San Francisco with a flight ticket averaging about $980. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of September for as cheap as $621. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Kathmandu (SFO - KTM)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from San Francisco to Kathmandu at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 39% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Kathmandu?

To save on the cost of your flight from San Francisco to Kathmandu, book at least 27 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 27% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,011 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,247.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Francisco to Kathmandu?

Users have found that flying from San Francisco to Kathmandu on a Thursday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Kathmandu in December, January 2022

The best prices found for SFO to KTM flights for December, January
30 Jan - 17 Feb
$715pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
20 Jan - 28 Feb
$743pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
13 Jan - 27 Jan
$744pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Kathmandu 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kathmandu from San Francisco found for this year
30 Dec - 10 Jan
$1,080pp
SFO
San Francisco
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
10 Dec - 15 Mar
$1,146pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
10 Dec - 15 Mar
$1,162pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Kathmandu

Late deals on round-trip flights to Kathmandu from San Francisco, departing today and this week
13 Dec - 28 Dec
$1,575pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
13 Dec - 28 Dec
$1,617pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
13 Dec - 28 Dec
$1,629pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
KTM
Kathmandu Tribhuvan
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Tribhuvan from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Kathmandu
1:15 pm - 6:15 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
27h 15m
SFO - KTM
Turkish Airlines
9:30 am - 4:10 am
Qatar Airways
1 Stop
28h 55m
SFO - KTM
Qatar Airways
$653
qatarairways.com
5:00 pm - 2:35 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
31h 50m
SFO - KTM
Multiple Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">San Francisco</span> to <span class="emphasized">Kathmandu</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Kathmandu

Which airlines flying from San Francisco to Kathmandu Tribhuvan have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from San Francisco to Kathmandu Tribhuvan have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. China Southern, China Eastern, and Singapore Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like China Southern with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Kathmandu for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Kathmandu for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $714, but on average you can expect to pay $754.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Kathmandu for under $1,600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Kathmandu within the next 7 days for less than $1,600.

How popular is this San Francisco to Kathmandu flight route?

Within the past month, 267 users have taken a look at flights from San Francisco to Kathmandu Tribhuvan.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Francisco to Kathmandu round-trip?

Flying on Turkish Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Kathmandu, with prices starting at $714. Another option worth looking into is Qatar Airways, starting at $825 round trip. Turkish Airlines is currently priced 27% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco to Kathmandu one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $490 on Turkish Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Singapore Airlines from $561 and Qatar Airways from $616 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Kathmandu?

The cheapest flight price from San Francisco to Kathmandu is $521. On average you can expect to pay $1,459. The most popular route, (San Francisco - Kathmandu Tribhuvan), can usually be booked for $715.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Francisco to Kathmandu?

The most popular airlines flying from San Francisco to Kathmandu are Air India, Air China and Cathay Pacific. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Kathmandu, Nepal

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Kathmandu from San Francisco?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Kathmandu Tribhuvan

Most visitors from San Francisco need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Kathmandu Tribhuvan.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Kathmandu Tribhuvan.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Kathmandu Tribhuvan.

Documents
International Traveler Online Arrival Form - All travelers must have a printed copy of the International Traveler Online Arrival Form before traveling to Nepal. The form must be first completed online.

Proof Of Hotel Reservation - All travelers must have proof of hotel reservation in Nepal.


Do I need a test to fly back to San Francisco from Kathmandu?

Returning to San Francisco from Kathmandu Tribhuvan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kathmandu Tribhuvan must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kathmandu Tribhuvan are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

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Alternative routes for San Francisco to Kathmandu

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Kathmandu

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Kathmandu.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₨119.08
Average temperature for December in Kathmandu
62.6 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Kathmandu
0.5 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Kathmandu

Top 9 airlines flying from San Francisco to Kathmandu Tribhuvan

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Kathmandu choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
China Eastern
$537 $701 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Turkish Airlines
$737 $908 No cancel fee 77%
China Southern
$770 $1,065 No cancel fee 69%
Singapore Airlines
$856 $1,069 No cancel fee 81%
Cathay Pacific
$894 $1,147 No cancel fee 72%
Emirates
$1,016 $1,335 No cancel fee 75%
Korean Air
$1,107 $1,666 No cancel fee 81%
Air India
$1,150 $1,501 No cancel fee N/A
Qatar Airways
$1,180 $1,584 No cancel fee 68%
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